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Rebel billionaire Sir Richard Branson talks about his life of adventure.
Paul Nicklen says the assignment that put him face to face with a toothy leopard seal "will stay with me forever."
A type of algae that's carpeting rivers and lakes worldwide is likely spreading due to our warmer climate, a new study says.
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Two photographers travel far from the beaten path to capture time-lapse photos of Yosemite in all seasons.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson isn't stepping into Carl Sagan's shoes in the new Cosmos. He's stepping up to awe and amaze us.
A new study shows that eating a diet high in protein during middle age can significantly increase the chance of dying from cancer.
The Iditarod dogsled race started on Sunday—here's what you might not know about the so-called last great race.